EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has announced that revenues earned from traffic and air pollution schemes underway in the capital city of Tehran are being spent on expanding the city's urban transportation system.
EghtesadOnline: Over the past two days, CEOs of Iranian online taxi firms, government and municipality officials, as well as unionists have had a hectic time on Twitter clashing over the taxation of local transportation startups.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality took Iran E-Commerce Union to court on Monday over “illegally” issuing permits to local ride-hailing companies Snapp and Tap30.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has filed a lawsuit against Iran E-Commerce Union, arguing that the latter has illegally issued permits to online taxi firms like Snapp and Tap30, and demanding the revocation of their permits.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran City Council has ratified the issuance of participatory bonds worth 300 trillion rials ($2.4 billion) by the municipality to finance the expansion of the capital’s subway network.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality intends to charge ride-hailing firms operating in the capital a 2% tax and the startups are fighting the idea tooth and nail.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has signed an agreement with Omid Entrepreneurship Fund to allocate 12.5 trillion rials ($105 million) in cheap loans for the expansion of public transportation system in the capital.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality's tourism office has launched weekly sightseeing tours in walking and biking modes.
EghtesadOnline: To improve the rickety public transportation system in Karaj, the capital of Alborz Province, Karaj Municipality has bought 200 new buses from Oghab Afshan Industrial and Manufacturing Company, 30 of which were delivered on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: As per a pilot program run by Tehran Municipality, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network has partly been equipped with bike racks for the convenience of cyclists, head of Tehran Bus Company said.